6:04 pm July 4, 2015 | 2 Comments
A police bomb squad was called in on Friday to investigate a suspicious-looking device that — after more than four hours — turned out to be an empty bottle of perfume, placed in front of the house of a retired officer in West Java's Bogor district.
1:04 pm July 4, 2015 | 7 Comments
A senior officer with the Yogyakarta Police has been arrested after he allegedly accepted Rp 90 million ($6,700) in bribes to help someone pass the entry examination for civil servants — without following through on the purported promise.
11:54 am July 3, 2015 | 9 Comments
With the absence of stringent and consistent enforcement, along with double-digit growth in Internet connectivity, Indonesia has become a haven for online piracy, the International Intellectual Property Alliance wrote in its latest annual report on copyright protection and enforcement.
3:51 pm July 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. The foster mother of Engeline – an 8-year-old girl found murdered last month in Bali – submitted a pretrial motion on Thursday challenging the Bali Police’s decision to name her a suspect for alleged murder. “We are coming to the Denpasar District Court to lodge a challenge against the Bali Police today,” Dion Pongkor, a lawyer […]
4:17 pm June 30, 2015 | 8 Comments
Jakarta. A New Zealand man has escaped the death penalty after being found guilty of smuggling crystal methamphetamine into Bali in December last year. Antony de Malmanche, 52, was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 years’ jail fined Rp 4 billion ($300,000), or an additional three months in prison. Denpasar District Court found him guilty of smuggling 1.7 kilograms of crystal meth inside his […]
10:33 am June 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Bali Police have accused the foster mother of a murdered 8-year-old girl as a suspect in her killing.
4:19 pm June 26, 2015 | 2 Comments
Police in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara said on Friday that they had arrested a police officer who allegedly raped his underaged daughter and abused his wife.
1:21 pm June 25, 2015 | 4 Comments
Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly bound and fatally stabbed a woman before setting the house she worked in as a maid alight.
2:51 pm June 24, 2015 | No Comment
The body of an Indonesian maid found murdered in Hong Kong earlier this month has been repatriated to her hometown in Malang, East Java as the two men that allegedly murdered her have started their trial.
8:28 pm June 22, 2015 | 25 Comments
Human rights activists and legal experts have again called on President Joko Widodo to halt the execution of drug traffickers, following the rejection of a French national’s last-ditch appeal against the death sentence on Monday.
6:03 pm June 22, 2015 | 13 Comments
Former state-owned enterprises minister Dahlan Iskan is at the center of a fifth graft investigation the National Police revealed on Monday, this time related to diesel procurement for a number of power plants in North Sumatra and East Java.
2:01 pm June 22, 2015 | 16 Comments
A collision between a Transjakarta bus and eleven private vehicles occurred in South Jakarta on Monday morning, leaving at least seven people injured.
1:29 pm June 20, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Police in Jayapura, Papua have named a couple suspects in the abuse of their young child, causing serious physical injury. The Jayapura Police named Debi Husein, 35, and his husband Kurnia Jalil, 46, as suspects after they were arrested on Tuesday for assaulting their 6-year-old child, said First. Insp. Irene Arrongear, chief of the women […]
1:19 pm June 20, 2015 | 8 Comments
Bogor. Police in West Java’s Bogor district have arrested six journalists over the alleged extortion of a male civil servant after he made a report to police. Adj. Comr. Aulia Djabar, chief of the detectives and crime unit at the Bogor District Police, said officers on Friday night apprehended the six suspects, who have been […]
5:57 pm June 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
A recent meeting between the UK ambassador to Indonesia and the Indonesian government did not touch on the fate of a British grandmother who is on death row in the country for smuggling drugs, the minister of foreign affairs said on Friday.